Events

Latin American Program in the News: Enrique Santos spoke in the United States about the peace process

During a forum at the Wilson Center, Enrique Santos called attention to the pace of the peace processes, although he also noted there had been progress. (In Spanish)

Latin American Program in the News: "Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches"

This article on smuggled weapons coming into Mexico features quotes from Eric Olson.

Latin American Program in the News: The Elections in Venezuela on October 7

President Chavez, after 14 years in office, seeks reelection in the elections to be held in Venezuela on October 7. The authors report what conditions are like for the upcoming election. [SPANISH]

Latin American Program in the News: "Zar" antidrogas EEUU: Legalización drogas es una "distracción"

Gil Kerlikowske’s comments on the legalization of drugs were quoted in this piece. Kerlikowske participated in the National Conversation: “Drug Policy: A 21st Century Approach to Reform” held at the Wilson Center. (In Spanish)

La Prevención y Respuesta al Crimen Urbano y a la Violencia en Latinoamérica y el Caribe

Este trabajo presenta una reseña de una conferencia de 2003 con el fin de establecer cuál es la tendencia internacional en materia de prevención de la violencia y promoción de la seguridad ciudadana.

Foreign Policy and International Relations

As Latin American countries find new options for political and economic insertion in a globalized world, patterns of international relations and U.S.-Latin American relations are changing. The Program is particularly focused on understanding of the region’s new commercial and political relationships with China, India, and other Asian countries.

Cynthia J. Arnson Testifies Before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss the crisis in Central America and what's driving the exodus of unaccompanied minors.

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